Holidays and Special Days

02

Dec'14

Holiday Music Out of Key: When songs become sad

My Christmas season starts with a quiet tradition; it’s one I picked up from my mother although it was never …

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26

Nov'14

Holiday Togetherness Game Plan: 11 tips for taking a time out

Alright, let’s have a quick pre-holiday huddle to discuss your game plan for tomorrow.  Not where you’re going to celebrate or …

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24

Nov'14

Grief and Food: 10 reasons why your Thanksgiving spread might make you cry

Grief doesn’t always turn you into a ball of unpredictable emotion, but sometimes it does.  Sometimes things like a song, a word, …

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18

Nov'14

Holidays and Hardship: Will the kids be alright?

My pretty little girls with your sweet little curls, dreamy eyes, and snow globe-sized world; what I wouldn’t give to …

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11

Nov'14

New Perspective on Old Traditions: Grief and the Holidays

Friends, the time has come. Gather up your emotional armor and summon all your strength for it is the holiday …

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23

Oct'14

Everyday Love: The Death Anniversary Several Years Later

For most newlyweds the first wedding anniversary is day of happiness and joy. Hopefully the couple’s year together has been one …

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21

Aug'14

Overdose Awareness Day 2014

According to their event website, “International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and …

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14

Jun'14

Supporting Kids Who Can’t Remember Their Dads This Father’s Day

It is no secret, I hate Father’s Day.  If you missed last year’s Father’s Day post in which I discussed the …

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07

May'14

Mother’s Day Grief: Life without a mother’s love

Most parents with young children have some kind of a nighttime routine. My own household is far from regimented, but we …

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30

Apr'14

A Wedding Guide for Grievers: tips for remembering and coping

With save the dates covering my fridge it is becoming hard to deny that wedding season is upon us.  Though …

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16

Apr'14

Grief and Easter: Remembering Loved Ones

For me, Easter isn’t the first holiday that jumps to mind when discussing how hard grief can be on holidays …

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14

Feb'14

Happy Valentine’s Day Friday Favorites

Happy Valentine’s Day. I hope everyone is staying warm. For anyone having a hard time today because they are missing …

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